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Bagdogra City

About Bagdogra

Located in northern part of West Bengal, Bagdogra city is surrounded by tea gardens all around. This tranquil town serves as the gateway to beautiful hill station, Darjeeling. The town is known for the calm and serene environment and scenic views with lush green tea gardens, verdant meadows, and hilly terrain.

Flights to Bagdogra

Bagdogra features a fully operational airport, Bagdogra Airport, for domestic and international flights. Travelers can easily book flights to Bagdogra from major cities like Guwahati, Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, and Chennai. The city is also connected by direct flights to Bagdogra from Paro and Bangkok.

Accommodation

Being a gateway town, Bagdogra us visited by numerous tourists through the year. The town offers numerous places to stay in Bagdogra. There is wide range of hotels and guest houses around the place to assure comfortable stay with all amenities. You can book an accommodation from highly luxurious to most economical range. There are also hotels that provide picturesque views and guided tours to add value to your trip.

Activities and Sightseeing

The small town of Bagdogra is bounded by nature’s beauty. It preserves a great amount of traditions and culture within. This town of festivals celebrates numerous events like Gangasagar Mela, Jalpesh Mela, Naba Barsho, Kenduli Mela, and many more.

Here is the list of Top 10 places to see around Bagdogra:
  • Sevokeshwari Kali Mandir
  • Salugara Monastery
  • ISKCON Temple
  • Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary
  • The Science City
  • Coronation Bridge
  • Surya Sen Park
  • Salugara Monastery
  • Madhuban Park
  • Savin Kingdom
  • Umrao Singh Boat Club
The city also offers great opportunities and a pleasant shopping experience for shopping sprees. The markets are known for rich tradition of handicrafts. Don’t miss to take home some exquisite artifacts made from bamboo, cane, palm leaves, and clay. You can also get exclusive utilities and home embellishments for your home.
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Travel Tip

While travelling to Bagdogra, make sure to carry heavy woolens to combat chilly weather. However, if you are planning a trip during the summer months, light woolens would suffice. It is advised to carry along an umbrella for the unexpected rains.